Foreign Office is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Michael Weiss and dedicated to those ever-relevant subjects of Russian intelligence operations and active measures. Featured guests include prominent historians and scholars, journalists, diplomats, and ex-spies.
Foreign Office #18. The Pipeline from Hell
Benjamin Schmitt, an energy security expert, argues Nord Stream 2 can and should be cancelled.
Foreign Office #17. Canceling Navalny
Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats — on Amnesty International’s decision to revoke Navalny’s prisoner of conscious status.
Foreign Office #16. Mr. Jones and Me
Andrea Chalupa, screenwriter of "Mr. Jones," on what inspired her to memorialize the journalist who uncovered Ukraine's terror-famine.
Foreign Office #15. What the Borrell Was He Thinking?
Senior Fellow at the European Values Center for Security Policy Nathalie Vogel on why the EU let the Kremlin humiliate it — again.
Foreign Office #14. Beirut Blues
The deputy editor of Newlines magazine Faysal Itani on the murder of Lebanese activist Lokman Slim and what America can and cannot do in the Middle East.
Foreign Office #13. The KGB's "Confidential Contacts"
Former CIA Officer John Sipher discusses the grey area between Russian informant and Russian agent.
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Michael Weiss is great source of info on Middle Eastern and Russian affairs. I enjoyed his book on ISIS and this podcast has some great pieces on the Russian intelligence services. Also, I didn’t see any reviews and REALLY wanted to be first.